WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory include all people who either participated in any of our various events (conferences, seminars, workshops, debates, etc) and/or contributed to one of our publications (books and journals). If you are interested in joining the WASD network directory, please  complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at admin@wasd.org.uk.

prof. Gamal Mohamed

Professor of Biology

I am a Professor of Biology, majoring nematology. I had a lot of experience in crop protection in general, therefore, I was working as a director of crop protection research Center at the Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC).…

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Dr. Ali Abdel Aziz Salih

Assosiate Professor

Ali Abdel Aziz Salih is currently an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Khartoum. He received his PhD in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, USA in 1993.…

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Dr. Afaf Mubarak

Assistant Professor

Dr. Afaf Mubarak Mohamed is an assistant professor at the  Alhosn University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Dr. Abdelmagid A. Elmobarak

Associate Professor

Associate Professor, BSc Soil and Water Management, Alexandria University, Egypt MSc Eremology (Deserttification) University of Gent, Belgium PhD Plant Nutrition, University of Gezira, Sudan Land Evaluation, soil mapping, management of soils and recommendations on crop alternative.

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Prof. Kamil Idris


A Sudanese national, former diplomat; and international civil servant; He graduated with LLB honours from Faculty of Law (University of Khartoum); Received his PhD in international law from Geneva University (Switzerland); He has honorary doctorate law degrees from 19 universities from around the world; Served as Director General (1997-2008), WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation), and the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV); Member, the International Law Commission of the United Nations; He published many books on issues of intellectual property, international law and development.

Prof. Muddathir Ali Ahmed


Prof. Muddathir Ali Ahmed is a professor at the University of Gezira.

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Fatema Ebrahim Al Rawahi


Fatema Ebrahim Al-Rawahi was born in 1990 and joined Ahlia University in September, 2013 as a Research and Teaching Assistant in the Management and Marketing Department, College of Business and Finance.…

Cheryl Brown


Cheryl Brown is a lecturer, consultant and facilitator whose work focuses on using the theory and practice of marketing, communication and behaviour change in development research, communication and social change. She has nine years of experience working with online information and knowledge intermediaries in the development sector and specialises in strategic planning and using social marketing approaches to encourage uptake and sharing of development research.…

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prof. Mervat Foda


Professor Foda has two Patents: “Production of herby soft cheese”. No: 118 / 2008, and Formation of Dairy Beverage for Autistic Children 636/ 2015, the Academy of Science Research & Technology, Egypt.…

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Chigozie Odum


Chigozie Jude Odum is a lecturer in Department of Archaeology and Tourism, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He obtained his B.A and M.A from the same Department. Currently he rounded up his PhD program from Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Calabar, Calabar with emphasizes on ecotourism planning.…

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Prof. Elsadig Musa Ahmed


Dr. Elsadig Musa Ahmed is Professor of Economics and Technology Management at Multimedia University Senate member, member of MMU Students’ disciplinary committee research and ethics, research grant panel, and Board of Postgraduates, Coordinator for Post Graduate programs of the Faculty of Business (March 2006-April 2014), Chairperson of Center for Globalization and Sustainability Research (CGSR) (March2009 April2014), Multimedia University (MMU), Melaka Campus, Malaysia, member of Research and Development, research grants panel and the Institute of Postgraduate Studies Coordination Committee.…

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Dr. Qaiyum Parvez

Senior Lecturer

Dr.Qaiyum Parvez is a Senior Lecturer, Natural Science Graduated with B. Sc. Ag (Hons) and M.Sc. in Ag. Extension & Rural Development from the Bangladesh Agricultural University and PhD from the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.…

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Dr. Peter Davey

Senior Lecturer and Program Director

Peter works at Griffith as a senior academic specialising in env and public health. Peter supervisors PhD research in migration and public health in Bangladesh and Indonesia and teaches env science at undergraduate and post graduate levels.…

Dr. Abu-Bakr Yagoub Ibrahim Mohammed

Associate Professor

Dr Abu-Bakr Yagoub Ibrahim Mohammed is an Associate Professor of Community Medicine, and Head of the Community Medicine Department and senior lecturer at the College of Medicine, Elrazi University. He is registered as a Community Medicine Consultant at Sudan Medical Council.…

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Kamar Yousuf

Senior Program Officer & Head

Kamar is the Coordinator of the Private Sector Unit of the Governance Affairs Office (UN Environment Programme) focusing on reaching out to business and industry major group to involve them in the work of the UN Environment. …

Dr. Hong Pui Khoon


Dr. Hong Pui Khoon is a Food Science graduate student at the National University of Malaysia, Malaysia. Her Master degree was focused on the improvement of several Malaysia’s freshwater fish proteins as processed food.…

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prof. Fock-Lai Tan


Fock-Lai Tan received his BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore in 1984 and his MSME degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York in 1992.…

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Dr. Ihab Tewfik

Course Leader

Ihab is a Registered Nutritionist (Public Health) who has expertise in planning, implementing and evaluating sustainable nutrition-sensitive intervention programmes at population level. Ihab has developed an independent academic research career that underpins the pivotal role of nutrition science in modulating complications of global chronic diseases through tailored functional recipes (TFRs).…

Dr. Hajer Idris Mohammed Osman


Hajer Idris Mohammed Osman graduated from the University of Gezira, Faculty of Animal Production, in 2002. She attained her MSc (2006) in Animal Production at the Faculty of Animal Production, Gezira University and her PhD (2010) from the Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Poultry Production, Omdurman Islamic University.



Cheryl Cunningham is a professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA.